Hamlet Dramaturgy

Informing Bethany Lutheran College's Spring 2013 Production. Shows at: April 19, 20, 26, 27 at 7:30pm and April 21 at 2pm

Happy Birthday, William Shakespeare!

Today is the 449th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s birth! Coincidentally it is also the 397th anniversary of his death! In celebration of both events, here are a few fun facts … Continue reading

April 24, 2013 · 4 Comments

More on Catholicism in Hamlet

After doing some more thorough research, I have found several articles on Christianity in “Hamlet.” I haven’t read all the way through each of these articles yet, but I’m so … Continue reading

February 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Suicide in Elizabethan England

Hamlet’ s “to be or not to be” speech is probably the most famous monologue in theatrical history and by now perhaps it is easy to take for granted that … Continue reading

February 20, 2013 · 15 Comments

Ophelia’s Flowers

You know that scene when Ophelia loses it and shows up to Elsinore Castle looking like a hot mess with an armful of weeds? Yes, this one. Yeah, it turns … Continue reading

February 20, 2013 · 4 Comments

William Shakespeare: A Brief Biography

William Shakespeare was a prolific playwright. Sometimes his history gets lost in the overwhelming flood of connotations with his name. Despite having a supernaturally influential career on all of literature, … Continue reading

December 28, 2012 · Leave a comment

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